So Cal is Cocktail Country

Southern California is home to a thriving cocktail culture. And coffee, and beer, and wine, and juice, I suppose, too, but let’s focus on the mixology for now. I want to highlight a location in four local counties where you are guaranteed to experience the state of the bartender’s art. And I’m going to recommend a particular cocktail at each.  Let’s begin in Orange County, … Continue reading So Cal is Cocktail Country

Now you can imbibe at Chez Jay in The Backyard

Chez Jay! Hey! Your favorite beachside watering hole with a lurid history now has a relaxing space to imbibe outside called The Backyard. This cozy outdoor bar space in Santa Monica with couches, a fire pit, and Adirondack chairs is serving up some of the best bar bites, perfect for happy hour or a post-beach/post-surf giddy-up! A bright blue fence backs up the space to … Continue reading Now you can imbibe at Chez Jay in The Backyard

Eating and Drinking our Way Through Seattle

Posted first on WeSaidGoTravel. The beauty of a city is learning about its culture through food. My introduction to Seattle after 22 years included a necessary stop at a Chinese tea house at the edge of the famous Fish Market. After a bout with food poisoning, serious lack of sleep, and dragging our suitcases for at least a mile from from the Link light rail, … Continue reading Eating and Drinking our Way Through Seattle